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The Quiz Show

The Quiz Show

Su Holmes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627523
eISBN:
9780748671212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627523.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The quiz show has often been marginalised in studies of popular television. This book seeks to redress this neglect, while revisiting, updating and expanding on existing scholarship. Moving across ... More

Raoul WalshThe True Adventures of Hollywood's Legendary Director

Raoul Walsh: The True Adventures of Hollywood's Legendary Director

Marilyn Ann Moss

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813133935
eISBN:
9780813135595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813133935.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Raoul Walsh (1887–1980) was known as one of Hollywood's most adventurous, iconoclastic, and creative directors. He carved out an illustrious career and made films that transformed the Hollywood ... More

Realist Film Theory and CinemaThe Nineteenth-century Lukacsian and Intuitionist Realist Traditions

Realist Film Theory and Cinema: The Nineteenth-century Lukacsian and Intuitionist Realist Traditions

Ian Aitken

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070006
eISBN:
9781781700884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070006.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book embraces studies of cinematic realism and nineteenth-century tradition; the realist film theories of Lukács, Grierson, Bazin and Kracauer; and the relationship of realist film theory to the ... More

The Reality of FilmTheories of Filmic Reality

The Reality of Film: Theories of Filmic Reality

Richard Rushton

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082689
eISBN:
9781781702994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082689.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In formulating a notion of filmic reality, this book offers a novel way of understanding our relationship with cinema. It argues that cinema need not be understood in terms of its capacities to refer ... More

Reconstructing American Historical CinemaFrom Cimarron to Citizen Kane

Reconstructing American Historical Cinema: From Cimarron to Citizen Kane

J.E. Smyth

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124063
eISBN:
9780813134765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124063.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book departs from the traditional understanding of the relationship between film and history. By looking at production records, scripts, and contemporary reviews, the book argues that certain ... More

The Red and the BlackAmerican Film Noir in the 1950s

The Red and the Black: American Film Noir in the 1950s

Robert Miklitsch

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040689
eISBN:
9780252099120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040689.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Given that 1955, the dead center of “the Fifties,” was the year in which RKO, the “house of noir,” was sold to Desilu Studios, the home of I Love Lucy, it would appear on the face of things that ... More

ReFocus: The Films of Delmer Daves

ReFocus: The Films of Delmer Daves

Matthew Carter and Andrew Nelson (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474403016
eISBN:
9781474422031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403016.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

New essays on the life and work of veteran Hollywood filmmaker Delmer Daves. From Destination Tokyo (1943) to The Battle of Villa Fiorita (1965), among many other titles, few filmmakers created as ... More

Refocus: the Films of Preston Sturges

Refocus: the Films of Preston Sturges

Jeff Jaeckle and Sarah Kozloff (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474406550
eISBN:
9781474416146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406550.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Building on existing biographies and published screenplays, this book assesses Preston Sturges’s entire career, paying particular attention to four areas: contexts (genre, studio, authorship), ... More

Reform Cinema in IranFilm and Political Change in the Islamic Republic

Reform Cinema in Iran: Film and Political Change in the Islamic Republic

Blake Atwood

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178174
eISBN:
9780231543149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178174.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

It’s nearly impossible to separate contemporary Iranian cinema from the Islamic revolution that transformed film production in the country in the late 1970s. As the aims of the revolution shifted and ... More

Regarding the RealCinema, documentary, and the visual arts

Regarding the Real: Cinema, documentary, and the visual arts

Des O'Rawe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099663
eISBN:
9781526104137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099663.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Regarding the real: cinema, documentary, and the visual arts develops an approach to the study of documentary film focussing on its aesthetic and cultural relations to the modern visual arts, ... More

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